Burnie, a picturesque port town on the northwest coast of Tasmania, is a favourite holiday destination on the island. Located on Emu Bay, the city has interesting museums such as the Pioneer Village Museum, natural sites and stunning scenery at the Little Penguin Observation Centre. From waterfalls to scenic drives and gardens, the town of Burnie has it all!
- Guide Falls
- Fern Glade Reserve
- Round Hill Lookout
- Shop and stroll about the Burnie Farmers’ Market
- Tour the Hellyers Road Distillery
- See the beautiful Emu Valley Rhododendron Gardens
With an average summer temperature of 71°F (22°C), the days are perfect for visiting with over a dozen hours of sunlight per day. During winter, June through September, the weather is warm with temperatures around 57°F (14°C). The city averages about 39 inches (991 mm) of precipitation per year, mostly during the months of May through October.
Getting There & Around
The Burnie Airport is located about 20 minutes away in the town of Wynyard, and offers travellers transportation to the city. The city is also well linked to many cities and towns in Tasmania via the Bass and Murchison Highways.
Travelling about in the city can be done by hired cars or bus services through Metro Tasmania. The Redline Coaches also offer transportation for long-distance trips to Hobart and other towns.
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Offering a warm welcome, Comfort Hotel Burnie is a perfect venue for a pleasant as well as an unforgettable holiday. General Banquet and conference facilities are also available onsite for your... More
With its comfortable accommodations and cosy homey atmosphere, Burnie City Apartments makes for an ideal base while in this part of Tasmania. This property in Burnie places business and leisure... More
Presenting comfortable accommodation in a cosy, family-like atmosphere, The Waterfront Wynyard is an ideal place to reside for both business as well as leisure travellers. GeneralThe conference... More
The Best Western Murchison Lodge offers excellent and friendly service with quality and comfortable accommodation in a quiet garden location on the banks of the Cam River and it is also your base... More